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2016 Board
L to R: Christine Taylor, Susie Roden, Moira Sabo, Stacy Quarty & Jodi Wasserman.

Stacy Quarty, President
Susan Barry Roden, Vice President
Christine Taylor, Treasurer
Jodi Wasserman, Secretary
Moira Downes-Sabo

Dr. Louis Avvento
Sister Ann Thaddeus Marino
Priscilla Ruffin
Karen Saco
Dr. Edna Kapenhaus


Stacy Quarty, President & Co-founder

Stacy is also Vice President and Co-Founder of the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital (CWC).  Ms. Quarty was the driving force behind the revamping of the South Fork Breast Health Coalition– creating a more comprehensive and better-structured organization, the CWC. The local, all-volunteer group is comprised of professionals and concerned friends with varied backgrounds and talents. This group has come together to create and sustain a supportive network for women affected by breast, ovarian and uterine cancers.  The organization focuses on early detection and empowerment to bring about better health care and an improved quality of life. 

Stacy was named "2011 Woman of the Year" by The East End Women's Network.

Stacy has been Co-Captain for Team "Heaven Can Wait" at the Long Island Two Day Walk, Shelter Island 10K and Shelter Island 5K from 2008-2016.

Stacy is the author of “Frankly Pregnant: A Weekly Guide to the Unexpected Joys, Raging Hormones and Common Experiences of Pregnancy”, published by St. Martin’s Griffin in April, 2006. One of the largest promotional tools for the book has been the web site,, which has gotten over 150,000 hits a day.

In addition, Ms. Quarty is President and Owner of Q Studio, her graphic design business in Southampton, New York. See: for more information.

Susan Barry Roden, Vice President

Susan is also co-founder and President of The South For Breast Health Coalition and 2-time breast cancer survivor. Ms. Roden is committed to educating women on the East End of Long Island about breast cancer and breast health for more than ten years. She is also the Community Outreach Coordinator for Southampton Hospital’s Breast Health Center. Ms. Roden has brought many programs to the community that reach out to women undergoing treatment for breast cancer and their families; educational programs for the general community and teenage girls; and support groups for breast cancer survivors and their families.

Through their programs The South Fork Breast Health Coalition and the Southampton Hospital Breast Health Center reach out to the under-served, the Hispanic, African American and Native American communities, and groups in need of education and support.

Ms. Roden, a two-time breast cancer survivor serves as a positive role model for all women facing a diagnosis of breast cancer and is trying to make everyone aware of the importance of early detection while providing love, support and a helping hand to those in need.

Susan has been Co-Captain for Team "Heaven Can Wait" at the Long Island Two Day Walk, Shelter Island 10K and Shelter Island 5K from 2008-2016.

East End Woman of the Year – 2009.